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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-06-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Robinnz
Hi, thanks for the tip but since I live in New...

Hi, thanks for the tip but since I live in New Zealand renting a reamer is not an option ,the rental period is to short transpot cost too high and buying a new one for a one off is definately hard on...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-06-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Robinnz
robinz

Any boody have a 30 herrett reamer they would sell ..I want to build a small martini rifle in that calibre Rob
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-17-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By Robinnz
robinnz

I have a small martini and have been presuaded to rebarrel to 30 herett could make a great bush gun anybodytries this .. Barrel to be about 20 inches long ..Rob
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-14-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,593
Posted By Robinnz
Hi ,definately a n04 rifle but the identifying...

Hi ,definately a n04 rifle but the identifying marks are usually on the other side of the butt socket under the bolt handle knob .. the no marks and the smooth cocking piece point to a made in india...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-12-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,593
Posted By Robinnz
Hi, why not just use an original no4 rear sight...

Hi, why not just use an original no4 rear sight ,it should fit with a bit of filing /grinding .. If you cant get the bit I probably have one or two in my junk piles ,having sporterized more than a...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 03-22-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,461
Posted By Robinnz
B.S.A Majestic as action build

Hi I am in a similar position but have been a target shooter for a good while and have just got hold of a B.S.a majestic action and wondered since it was made when quality was a watch word if it...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 02-15-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,980
Posted By Robinnz
Pity he had to die , but my job was to kill deer...

Pity he had to die , but my job was to kill deer , but I did fell sorry for him ..I must say that my family ate a lot of venison in those days but that old stag was not fit for the table .. The...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 02-15-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,980
Posted By Robinnz
The property where I hunt had a very big deer...

The property where I hunt had a very big deer population , so big that the owner had me shoot as many deer as I could , shoot every thing you see was his instruction .. Now I had been shooting there...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 01-18-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,430
Posted By Robinnz
Hi , here in New Zealand .30cal and under rifles...

Hi , here in New Zealand .30cal and under rifles are threaded 1/2inch 20 threads as standard for supressers and flash hiders also all calibers under .30
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 10-03-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 110,700
Posted By Robinnz
Since I live where the principle arm was a...

Since I live where the principle arm was a british .303 and corrosive primers were all we knew , breaking the water first treatment was hard to get over , now I only use the hot water first , on my...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-02-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 9,656
Posted By Robinnz
What a bummer , cost of a gallon in lots of...

What a bummer , cost of a gallon in lots of places here in New Zealand at the moment is $9.85 and I'm sweating blood .. Projectiles and powder ain't cheap either ..
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-28-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,655
Posted By Robinnz
Iknow Iknow , I was 19 and bullet proof ,when I...

Iknow Iknow , I was 19 and bullet proof ,when I discovered the near miss on me , I figured from that moment that you get no medals for being stupid and that was one stupid act ,but I had grappled...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-27-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,655
Posted By Robinnz
Hi ,I was hunting an area that I was very...

Hi ,I was hunting an area that I was very familiar with , it was on the flat top of a hill about 100 yards wide by 300 long with heavey scrub and bush down all sides .. I had been to the far end and...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-23-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,679
Posted By Robinnz
Hooray , these are the pictures we needed to see ...

Hooray , these are the pictures we needed to see , I always thought that the model with the charger guide having half on the action and half on the bolt head was the Lee Speed however that may...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-23-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,679
Posted By Robinnz
Hi again ,The mark 1 rifle was approved in 1902...

Hi again ,The mark 1 rifle was approved in 1902 ,as the new rifle , short magazine Lee Enfield rifle it was approved on 23 dec 1902 ,to take the place of the magazine Lee Metford and magazine lee...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-22-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,679
Posted By Robinnz
Hi . because it is dated 1900 it is more than...

Hi . because it is dated 1900 it is more than likely a long tom as it also has no bridge for the charger guide , but it has a metford cocking piece where a long tom should have a long cocking piece...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-19-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,077
Posted By Robinnz
Hi , there are no cyotes in New zealand , so I...

Hi , there are no cyotes in New zealand , so I cant compare hunting peacocks with them but I have found and others could well agree that these birds are cunning ,have binocular vision , and in spite...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-11-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,077
Posted By Robinnz
culling deer

I live in another world , where culling deer has been a government policy for many years , and now helicopters are used by some hunters as a means to hunt and shoot their deer from .. As a young...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 09-05-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By Robinnz
Brass shot shells

HI , guys had a problem getting shells so made them out of steel and as crimping was not an option just a dab of glue (any glue will do) and that problem was solved . Robinnz
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-16-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,996
Posted By Robinnz
barrel change

Hi , very tight barrels were common in some military rifles and making a relief cut just in front of the receiver was the usual practice when making a change ..
about 1/16 th in front of the...
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